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About the Center for American Democracy

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The Stanford Center for American Democracy (SCAD) convenes faculty and graduate students
in a multidisciplinary effort to address fundamental questions about American democracy, institutions, and the American electorate. With a methodological focus on survey research, the Center also serves as Stanford’s premiere resource hub for graduate students who employ survey research methods to study American public opinion.
SCAD works to increase our understanding of American democracy and politics through:
Supporting graduate students with grants to pursue research on American democracy and public opinion
Training graduate students in survey experimental methods 
Disseminating research findings to policymakers and the broader public       

For inquiries, please contact Isabel Lopez.